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Trump Welcomes US Pastor After Returning From Turkey

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

President Donald Trump hosted Andrew Brunson on Saturday in the Oval Office after the pastor was released from confinement in Turkey.

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Clinton’s Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

The State Department says former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s security clearance has been withdrawn at her request, NBC News reported.Clinton’s decision comes after Admiral William McRaven penned…Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

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Tough-Talking GOP Rival to Governor: I’ll Stomp on Your Face

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Two weeks ago, Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner went outside the boundaries of political decorum by calling Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf a “gutless coward” for Wolf’s refusal to participate in more…Photo Credit: @Wagnerforgovernor, Facebook

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Ga. for Holding Voter Registrations

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Civil rights groups sued Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor who also oversees elections in the state, saying the method his office uses to verify new voter registrations…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File

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Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced new legislation Thursday to prevent foreign ownership or control of companies that support U.S. election systems.The move comes after state leaders…Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, File

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Does Changing SoCal Still Want a Russian Ally in Congress?

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Southern California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who tells a story of losing a drunken arm-wrestling match with Vladimir Putin in the 1990s to settle who won the Cold War, has long advocated friendly… This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced new legislation Thursday to prevent foreign ownership or control of companies that support U.S. election systems.The move comes after state leaders…Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, File

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Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced new legislation Thursday to prevent foreign ownership or control of companies that support U.S. election systems.The move comes after state leaders…Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, File

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Trump’s Lawyers Preparing Answers to Questions from Mueller

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

President Donald Trump’s lawyers are preparing answers to questions submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News on Thursday.The questions are focused on…Photo Credit: Getty Images, AP

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When Kanye Met Trump: ‘You Are Tasting a Fine Wine’

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Kanye West spoke for nearly 10 minutes straight while visiting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday. Here were some notable moments from the meeting.

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Trump Doesn’t Want to Sanction Saudis Over Missing Writer

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, is missing and feared dead after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. President Donald Trump says he wants to learn…

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Michelle Obama on Political Climate: Fear Is Not a Motivator

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Thursday she stands by her “when they go low, we go high” motto despite calls this week by some high-profile Democrats to do the opposite.”Fear is not a proper motivator,”… This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Trump Accuses Hillary Clinton of Colluding With Russia

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

President Donald Trump directly accused Hillary Clinton of engaging in a conspiracy with Russia to affect the 2016 election during a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, Wednesday night, NBC News…Photo Credit: AP

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FBI Went Through ‘Usual Process’ in Kavanaugh Probe: Wray

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday said the FBI went through the “usual process” in its supplemental probe of Brett Kavanaugh. Wray made his first public comments on the case before a…

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USA Today Slammed for Printing Trump Op-Ed Despite Inaccuracies

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

USA Today is being criticized for publishing an op-ed Wednesday from President Donald Trump with factual inaccuracies that go unchallenged.The opinion piece claims that a push by some Democrats for “Medicare…Photo Credit: AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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How a ‘Hamilton’ Star Is Ensuring Florida Puerto Ricans Vote

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans in Florida are registered to vote in the November midterm elections and former Hamilton lead actor Javier Muñoz wants to make sure that they all have the proper voter…Photo Credit: Christopher Smith/Invision/AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Trump Jokes About Impeachment on the Campaign Trail

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

President Donald Trump joked about talk of impeaching him and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during a campaign rally on Tuesday night, NBC News reported.”The Democrats are even talking about doing…Photo Credit: AP

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Voter Registration Spikes After Taylor Swift Gets Political

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

In the days since Taylor Swift broke her silence on politics, endorsing two Democrats from her home state, thousands of Americans have registered to vote, NBC News reported.On Sunday, the singer directed fans…Photo Credit: Matt Winkelmeyer/TAS18/Getty Images for TAS

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Voter Registration Spikes After Taylor Swift Gets Political

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

In the days since Taylor Swift broke her silence on politics, endorsing two Democrats from her home state, thousands of Americans have registered to vote, NBC News reported.On Sunday, the singer directed fans…Photo Credit: Matt Winkelmeyer/TAS18/Getty Images for TAS

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to Leave Trump Admin.

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, announced in the White House with President Donald Trump that she will resign at the end of the year, saying it was time for someone else to do the job.

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Kavanaugh Was ‘Proven Innocent,’ Trump Says

Monday, October 8th, 2018

At a White House event Monday, President Donald Trump said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was “proven innocent” before ascending to the high court.

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Trump: Kavanaugh ‘Caught Up in a Hoax’

Monday, October 8th, 2018

President Donald Trump said Monday that new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was confirmed after facing allegations of sexual misconduct, was “caught up in a hoax that was set up by the…

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Kavanaugh to Take Supreme Court Seat Days After Confirmation

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to take his seat at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, just days after the Senate narrowly voted to confirm him despite allegations of sexual assault and misconduct from his teenage…Photo Credit: Fred Schilling, Collection of th

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Trump Touts Kavanaugh Confirmation at Kansas Rally

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

President Donald Trump announced there will be a ceremony Monday to formally swear in Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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Protests Erupt as Mike Pence Calls for Vote on Kavanaugh

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly called for order as protesters yelled from the galleries during the Senate confirmation vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Protests Erupt as Mike Pence Calls for Vote on Kavanaugh

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly called for order as protesters yelled from the galleries during the Senate confirmation vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Senate Confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.

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Senate Confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.

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‘Highly Qualified’: Melania Trump Supports Brett Kavanaugh

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

First lady Melania Trump offered her support to Brett Kavanaugh and victims of sexual assault ahead of the Senate’s vote on the judge’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. She also said doesn’t always…

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Protesters Gather on Capital Hill Ahead Of Expected Kavanaugh Confirmation

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Hundreds of people held signs and chanted to protest the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and to show support for victims of sexual assault.

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